Editors: Han-Sheng Chuang, Yi-Ping Ho

Series Title: Frontiers in Nanobiotechnology

Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis

Volume 1

eBook: US $99 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $156
Printed Copy: US $107
Library License: US $396
ISBN: 978-981-14-6476-8 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-6480-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2020
DOI: 10.2174/97898114648051200101


Biosensing technology is rapidly flourishing in recent years due to the advancement of bio-MEMS/NEMS. However, the booming development of biosensors has not been very well addressed to the unmet clinical needs. Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis initiates a headway into the realm of cutting-edge diagnostic tools which are expected to become routine clinical practice. This book aims to broaden the readers’ horizon and guide them in tailoring different biosensing techniques for specific diagnostic procedures.

Key Features:

  1. -12 chapters cover several aspects of biosensing technologies including working principles and clinical validations
  2. -highlights the state-of-the-art biosensing technology developed in all fields
  3. -provides information about specific applications of novel biosensors used in clinical diagnosis
  4. -provides step-by-step guidance of microfabrication for biosensors
  5. -focuses on bridging the gap between the scientific and the clinical communities
  6. -provides information about the diagnostic applications of biosensors for different diseases (including infectious diseases and neurodegenerative diseases).
  7. -covers Information about unconventional nano/microfluidic biosensor systems
  8. -features contributions from renowned experts in the field of biomedical engineering

Advances in Biosensing Technology for Medical Diagnosis serves as a reference for healthcare providers and biomedical engineers who are interesting in biosensing techniques in medicine. The information provided in this reference will also benefit healthcare policymakers who are interested in new technologies that can impact the delivery of diagnostic services in healthcare systems.


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List of Contributors

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Essentials of Biosensors

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Jacky Fong-Chuen Loo, Tza-Huei Wang, Yi-Ping Ho
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Micro/nanofabrication of IVD/POCT Biosensors

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Huan Hu, Lei Li
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Basic and Advanced Electrochemical Technology for Biosensing Applications

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Tien-Chun Tsai, Neil Adrian P. Ondevilla, Hsien-Chang Chang
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Semiconductor Biosensors Based on Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors

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Lester U. Vinzons, Shu-Ping Lin
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Fluorescence Biosensors

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Huong T. Vu, Soonwoo Hong, Hsin-Chih Yeh
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Plasmonic Label-Free Optical Biosensors

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Wonju Lee, Seongmin Im, Donghyun Kim
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Micro/Nano-fluidics Based Biosensors

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Eunseop Yeom
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Point-of-Care Portable In-vitro Diagnostics: Smartphones, Imaging, Sensing, Connectivity, and AI

- Pp. 306-346 (41)
Michael G. Mauk, Jinzhao Song, Changchun Liu, Xianbo Qiu
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Biomarkers and Applications in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Ru-Yi Youh, Po-Yen Chen, Yen-Cheng Chao, Di-Hua Luo, Hao-Hsiang Chang, Yu-Ling Chang, Wei-Min Liu, Dean Chou
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Diagnostics for Neurodegenerative Disorders

- Pp. 387-435 (49)
Wen-Wei Tseng, Ching-Hua Lu, Zih-Hua Chen, Yu-De Lin, Ko-Hong Lin, Yi-Chia Wei, An-Chi Wei
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DNA Sensors for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

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Lærke Bay Marcussen, Kamilla Vandsø Petersen, Birgitta Ruth Knudsen, Marianne Smedegaard Hede
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Unconventional Microfluidics for Biosensing

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Yi Zhang
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Subject Index

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